• Photo of car going through lion enclosure at West Midland Safari Park


A Family Weekend Break in Worcestershire

Escape to Worcestershire for a fun-filled family weekend break. Home to some of the UK’s finest attractions, this itinerary will give you a snapshot of the best places to explore during a short stay in the county.

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Day One – Friday Evening

Hopley’s Family Camping

Check into either your camping or glamping site at Hopley’s Family Camping near Bewdley.

Drop off your bags and get settled into your home for the next few days. Hopley’s has a fantastic on-site restaurant called Rustic Kitchen serving handmade street food style dishes including the popular wood-fired pizzas!

Postcode - DY12 2QL

Day Two – Saturday

Make sure you are up nice and early for a jam-packed day of activities!

GoApe! Wyre Forest

Only a short drive away is the ancient Wyre Forest, the UK’s largest native woodland. See the forest from a different angle with GoApe!

Take on the high ropes course and swing from the treetops. Zip wires, stepping stones and wobbly bridges are some of the challenges families will face.

There is even a chance to enjoy a family stroll in the forest with its many beautiful walking routes.

Duration – 2-4 hours

Postcode - DY14 9XQ


Visit the popular market town for a scenic lunch alongside the river. Grab some Fish and Chips and take in the beautiful views from the many benches located alongside the River Severn.

If you have time make sure to visit the Bewdley Museum where you can gain a real insight into the local history and heritage of the area.

Duration – 1-3 hours

Postcode - DY12 2AW

Day Three – Sunday

West Midland Safari Park

Ready for a roar-some day out? Meet plenty of new animal friends at West Midland Safari Park.

Explore 4 miles of Drive-through Safari, walk-through attractions and an Adventure Theme Park. A full day is required at the Safari Park to experience every aspect of the Park.

Check out the brand new African walking trail where visitors can see elephants, rhinos and giraffes on foot for the first time in the Park’s history!

Duration – 4-6 hours

Sound like the perfect family break? Make precious memories and make Worcestershire part of your story.

Distances from major cities:

Birmingham – 45 minutes

London – 2 hours 30 minutes

Manchester – 2 hours 30 minutes

Liverpool – 2 hours 30 minutes

Cardiff – 2 hours

Bristol – 1 hour 40 minutes

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Hopley's Family Camping

Hopley’s Family Campsite situated on outskirts of Historic Georgian town of Bewdley, Worcestershire.

Hopley’s Family Campsite is situated on the outskirts of the Historic Georgian town of Bewdley, Worcestershire, with an array of cafes, bars, boutiques and gift shops.

Nestled in the heart of Severn Valley we have beautiful views across the surrounding countryside, we offer a friendly, tranquil environment for all members of the family to relax, explore and unwind.

GoApe! Wyre Forest

Go Ape is the UK’s No.1 Forest Adventure.

We’ll brief you for safety before you fly down our zip-wires, leap off our Tarzan Swing and tackle our crossings whilst enjoying some of Britain’s most breathtaking scenery.

Award-winning outdoor adventure activities for all the family. Set within beautiful forests, families and friends of all ages can unleash their inner Ape on our Tree Top Adventure and Tree Top Junior.

West Midland Safari Park

West Midland Safari Park has a great line up of fantastic family entertainment for the whole family to enjoy!

The award-winning West Midland Safari Park has 1700 magical animal encounters and four miles of safari, home to Indian Rhino; Cheetah; Lions; Tigers; Giraffe and Elephants, including an adorable baby giraffe born in 2022!

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